Posts tagged “Robert Downey Jr”

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

The game’s afoot.

All too often Sherlock Holmes is portrayed as a stuffy, tweedy, dry intellectual, full of calm and cool reason, using only the power of his brain to solve dastardly crimes. But that portrayal has always seemed, well, boring to me. There is nothing boring about Robert Downey Jr. and Guy Ritchie’s vision of the famous detective. This brave new Sherlock Holmes is quite a departure from previous film versions of the character, and at the same time extremely reverent to the original stories. And above all else, this one is FUN. [Read my full review]

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